José Enrique Camilo Rodó Piñeyro (15 July – 1 May ) was a Uruguayan essayist. Rodó is best known for his essay Ariel (), drawn from The Tempest, . En La resistencia cultural: la nación en el ensayo de las Américas. Buy Ariel by Jose Enrique Rodo (ISBN:) from Amazon’s Book Store. Leer “Ariel ” es interiorizarse con un ensayo que ha estado vigente por mas de un siglo. Categorías: ES-A · Ensayos · Ensayos de José Enrique Rodó · Libros con versión para imprimir · Obras por capítulos · Literatura uruguaya.

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In ArielProspero’s seminar includes both famous and lesser-known European authors. Lists with This Book. It is a treatise on humanity and society at-large.

So I was reading it decontextualized from the basis of approach that the printers and translators were presenting it towards. Hector Martinez rated it really liked it May 01, I read this book three times enrqiue three different graduate classes.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I need to understand more about Hegelian thought and Romanticism, but it is certainly in that stream of thought, where cultures contribute to the progress of the human spirit. Apr 28, Drew Maher rated it liked it.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Ariel denounces Caliban’s materialism and Benthamian utilitarianism. I’m about ready to se it. Feb 13, Megan rated it it was amazing Shelves: Return to Book Page. It’s worth a read – there is a lot of value to be found in this essay – but you’ll have to wade through a whole lot fe BS to get to it.

Spanish Wikisource has original text related to this article: In his configuration, he is himself the wizened Prospero, the old man — what President Obama would probably call the adult in the room — who observes the power play between dirty, opportunistic Caliban the Roo States and Ariel Latin Americathe boyish, artistic spirit whose idealism and rldo will ultimately allow him to triumph over the former.


No, the “Ariel” mentioned in the title isn’t the redheaded Disney mermaid. Habla sobre los defectos de la democracia, sobre explotar todo el potencial de nuestra naturaleza humana, sobre el utilitarismo, sobre los objetivos de la vida, sobre la esperanza In addition to listing the books, I wrote about sentences to myself — sometimes they were plot reminders, sometimes commentary on the books. They were not intended to be read by anyone other than myself. I mean, he references some stuff I would like to read, and some stuff that inspired books that I have liked, but I’m not versed enough to get into the essay’s world, and it’s not good enough to pull me out of my world.

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Inculcando el saber en lo individual y por medio del amor, compartirlo con ensay humanidad. Ariel is structurally based on binary opposition, and the figures of Ariel and Caliban are diametrically opposed. You know, it’s a bit hard to be angry at a book when you were warned. Open Preview See a Problem?

Even though it is an essay, its ideas are expressed through Prospero’s narrative voice. Line one, page one of the prologue, by Carlos Fuentes: Rodo, influenced by Plato, Renan, and a host of other authors who are constantly referencedsets his work in a Latin American classroom, where the wise teacher urges his young students to pursue idealism and excellence over materialism and utilitarianism.


Which leads us to 5 stars for a well written essay. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Very interesting essay on whole man and the place of arts in education. Diana rated it liked it Sep 02, It was a thought-provoking read, and according to Howard Wiarda i Rodo, influenced by Plato, Renan, and a host of other authors who are constantly referencedsets his work in a Latin American classroom, where the wise teacher urges his young students to pursue idealism and excellence over materialism and utilitarianism.

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It ends up a beautifully written essay, if a bit over wrought, which fits in with being published in by a eurocentric. A criticism enrque North American culture and ethos from one of the most influential thinkers of Latin America.

He does place this elitism within a paternalistic framework in which the elites take care of the non-elites, but elitism it still is and I shouldn’t have ensayyo say that that’s no good in any circumstances.

This page was last edited on 17 Decemberat Brian rated it liked it May 13, The narrative, allegorically-inspired by Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest,’ sees the professorial ‘Prospero’ observe a debate between ‘Ariel’-representing Latin America- and ‘Caliban This landmark essay by Jose Rodo is not easy-reading, but its message is profound, and as relevant, if not more so, today as it was in the year enriuqe But Ariel is roo than a criticism of the U.

I’d give it more stars, but Latin American intellectual history is not something that I’ve ever researched. Paperback74 pages.